Originally I started it to record my experiences losing weight, to write about body issues, and to make big fat fun of diet culture. Some of the material can be found archived here. I also cover this subject in my book.
Recent Press and Links
Essay: A Little House Adulthood
For the American Masters documentary on Laura Ingalls Wilder, I contributed a piece to the PBS website about revisiting the Little House books.
Essay: The Christmas Tape
(At Longreads.com) How an old audio tape of holiday music became a record of family history, unspoken rituals, and grief.